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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 172
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On first names not going with last names - my all...

On first names not going with last names - my all time favorite girl name - Margot - rhymes perfectly with our last name and would never ever work. So sad.


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
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I'm in!


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
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Finally back home and eating normal food,...

Finally back home and eating normal food, although I haven't been shopping yet so pickings are very slim.

B - banana + egg pancakes (those are the only ingredients) with lots of butter. Rooibos...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-20-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
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My baby is apparently now a 10.5" pomegranate,...

My baby is apparently now a 10.5" pomegranate, which is a thing I didn't know existed. Also at one point it went from a peach to a lemon...?


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 660
Posted By luckiest
OHMYGOD the pushing comment nearly made me chuck...

OHMYGOD the pushing comment nearly made me chuck the book in the garbage. It was NOT my cultural indoctrination that gave me the urge to push out my baby. That was completely involuntary, and I was...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 660
Posted By luckiest
Admittedly, I haven't picked this book back up in...

Admittedly, I haven't picked this book back up in a little while, but I have been thinking about it...maybe I will feel differently after I finish the book and read all of her techniques, but...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 727
Posted By luckiest
With DS I bought a large used lot of Fuzzi Bunz...

With DS I bought a large used lot of Fuzzi Bunz pockets on eBay (I like the way that they adjust with button elastic rather than snap-downs) for about $10/diaper. I think I paid something like $200...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,480
Posted By luckiest
Well I just sneezed and peed on myself for the...

Well I just sneezed and peed on myself for the first time ever. So that's fun.


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By luckiest
In the name of honesty, what I ate during my...

In the name of honesty, what I ate during my travel day yesterday -

B - cottage cheese pancakes, half apple, decaf w cream

B#2 - two fried eggs

Airport lunch - French fries, fage plain Greek...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 431
Posted By luckiest
I'd choose fasting probably if those were my...

I'd choose fasting probably if those were my options. I'm still a ways away from mine but we've already talked about doing a big egg/pancake/syrup breakfast instead of glucola.


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By luckiest
Just an update - I had a prenatal yesterday and...

Just an update - I had a prenatal yesterday and we talked about the anatomy scan. They gave me a referral sheet for if I decide to do it, although the window is closing. She said preferably they want...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By luckiest
I've gained 12 lbs now at 21 weeks. I'd hardly...

I've gained 12 lbs now at 21 weeks. I'd hardly gained at all by this point with DS (I think I gained 25 total), but I was way more active (working full time on my feet) and I wasn't extra hungry...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,133
Posted By luckiest
It's gorgeous sunbathing weather here today! 21...

It's gorgeous sunbathing weather here today! 21 weeks.

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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 660
Posted By luckiest
I am currently in crunch mode getting ready to...

I am currently in crunch mode getting ready to fly to SF tomorrow to take my written and practical finals. I've actually already read up to that point already but it'll be the weekend before I can...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-14-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By luckiest
To answer your question, DS is only just shy of...

To answer your question, DS is only just shy of 4, but natural consequences do come into play quite a bit. I don't really think of it as such; I mostly just make an effort to allow him to use his own...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By luckiest
I agree that the misstep in the situation was not...

I agree that the misstep in the situation was not the natural consequence, but putting another girl in charge of her to make sure it didn't happen again, which negates the lesson. And it also sounds...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-14-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
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Yikes, not cool at all, and especially not cool...

Yikes, not cool at all, and especially not cool of the director. The kids only interact with him when they're being checked in/out, right? So at least you or another adult will always be there. I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,159
Posted By luckiest
Another point that I don't has been made yet - ...

Another point that I don't has been made yet -

Yes, mental illness, like any other illness, always has a deeper root issue that can often be addressed by nutritional therapy and CBT, and is never...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By luckiest
Like duchess said, in a lot of things the white...

Like duchess said, in a lot of things the white would ruin the texture of what you're making. Yolks can be slipped into lots and lots of things and not be noticed, but it's harder to disguise a whole...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By luckiest
I feel like all the water I drink is going...

I feel like all the water I drink is going straight through me. When I'm on my game I have a batch of electrolyte drink in the fridge, and when I do I can always tell a difference in how well I'm...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,637
Posted By luckiest
I think you could do it nicely...how have you...

I think you could do it nicely...how have you talked about it with her in the past? I think it would be hurtful to say you don't want her to buy them ANYTHING, since it is how she expresses her love...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,637
Posted By luckiest
Christmas giving is always weird around our...

Christmas giving is always weird around our house. DS will have just turned 4, and it will really be the first year he'll be "into" it. In years past we haven't bought him anything because he'll get...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-12-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By luckiest
Honestly, I think if it were me at this point,...

Honestly, I think if it were me at this point, I'd be telling the school that she has my permission to only zip the outer layer. I don't think that's unreasonable at all, to just zip the outer one,...
Forum: Waldorf   10-10-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,652
Posted By luckiest
LOVE this thread! My almost 4yo picked up on a...

LOVE this thread! My almost 4yo picked up on a lot of the stuff he's "supposed" to be learning without us specifically teaching it to him...he can recognize written letters, a couple of words (he's...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-10-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,480
Posted By luckiest
The magnesium from Epsom salts is sometimes...

The magnesium from Epsom salts is sometimes helpful, but it's a form of magnesium that is excreted REALLY quickly in urine. I can't remember the different names offhand, but there's a difference...
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